Does Lowes charge to cut wood?


Scarlett Harris   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Most of you already know that Lowe's offers free wood cutting. Apparently it takes up too much of employee's time to make all these small cuts (project cutting, as they put it), so now the policy is to only cut wood to fit into cars.

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Percy Oatway   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Thereof, does Home Depot cut wood for free?

Wood cutting Purchasing wood from Home Depot ? Don't leave without visiting the store's wood cutting area. Whether you're a seasoned carpenter or working on a DIY project, a trained Home Depot associate can cut all different sizes of wood planks and boards, free of charge.

Also Know, where can I get my wood cut? Wood can be cut to size at your local hardware store, lumber company, sawmill, trade school, woodworking clubs, Makerspace as well as family, friends and other places. Wood can also be purchased pre- cut at some big box retailers. Another option is to purchase pre- cut, specialty pieces of wood.


Rebecca Roberts   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Also question is, does Lowe's cut wood to size?

Lowe's can plywood, most paneling and any lumber up to a 2x. Lowe's cannot cut 4x4, 4x6, or 6x6. However, The Home Depot can as they have a radial arm saw (OMG I miss having one of those!).


Fred Harper   |   Member since 2011  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Does Rona cut wood to size?

Rona can cut any angle you want including compound angles and complicated shapes. Also, at Rona you can get them to rip lumber to the size you need whereas H D will only do 90 degree crosscuts on a radial arm saw. Rona also employs an actual shop monkey.


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Wade Becker   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Is Home Depot or Lowes cheaper?

Like many retail environments, you will find Home Depot is cheaper on some things, Lowe's will be cheaper on some others. Grocery stores are exactly the same.


Courtney Robinson   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

Will Home Depot cut plywood for you?

Your local Home Depot store that has an operating panel saw should be able to cut the plywood down in the size you requested, but the store will charge you for additional cuts after 2 of them.


Fred Carson   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Does Ace Hardware cut wood?

Many hardware stores will cut wood you've purchased. Some Ace Hardware stores cut glass and acrylic sheets. Both Lowe's and Ace will cut pipe as well as thread it.


Nathan Seymour   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Will Home Depot cut 2x4?

Home Depot will cut wood to any size! they will cut it if you purchase it there, but from what I remember only the first two cuts are free. The rest cost at least .


Denny Stevenson   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

How many cuts will Home Depot do for free?

Most will do 12 cuts for free and then charge you a super small fee for additional cuts (. 25 cents usually). Some stores will not make cuts under 6 inches for safety reasons.


Maxwell Bryson   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

Can Home Depot cut wood in a circle?

No Home Depot I've been in has the ability to make those kinds of cuts. Round tables tops can be cut with a router and circle cutting jig. The jig can be store bought or fabricated in your shop. No Home Depot I've been in has the ability to make those kinds of cuts.


Rocco London   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

How do you join two pieces of plywood?

A hybrid joint would be another possible method of joining plywood panels together. For this method, edge glue the plywood together, create a shallow bevel along the joint on both sides of the plywood and then reinforce the joint with a layer or two of fiberglass on each side of the joint.


Camila Thatcher   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

Will Menards cut wood for you?

Will Menards cut wood for you? Most Menards stores will cut wood, but policies vary by store. Some offer this as a free service, while others charge up to $2 per cut. In general, Menards stores will not cut plywood or make specialty cuts.


Leroy Rodwell   |   Member since 2009  |  ✔ Verified

Can I get wood cut at Home Depot?

Yes, Home Depot will do one or two cuts of pressure-treated wood for your convenience. If you experience any issues while in your store, feel free to ask for a manager so they can straighten it out for you.


Hank Partridge   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

How do you cut wood without a saw?

Using a drilling machine In that case a carpenter can easily cut the wood without a saw by a drilling machine. A drilling machine is unlike a knife and it works by creating perforations rather than giving you a perfect cut. So, first of all draw an imaginary line on the wood you have to cut through.


Bryon Vass   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

Where can I get free wood?

Lumber Salvage: The Top 10 Sources for Cheap, Free and Recycled WoodCommercial Woodworking Firms. Lumber Mills and Lumber Yards. Furniture at Yard Sales, Junk Stores and Flea Markets. Volunteer for a Deconstruction Project. Woodworking Forums. Construction Site Dumpsters and “Burn” Pile. Wood Pallets.


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